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Juarez, Studdie represent Choctaw County

From Press Reports 4-H Project Achievement Day was held June 17 at Itawamba Community College in Fulton. This event is for 4-H’ers 8-13 years of age. They are eligible to compete in judging contests, visual presentation contests, miscellaneous contests, and Share-the-Fun…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 07/27/2016

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Airport moves forward with FAA Grant

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Airport Authority Board Chairman, Anthony Magee, met twice last week with the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors to finalize plans to apply for a $300,000 dollar grant to build a 4,725 square foot…

Environmental Day Camp 2016 held

From Staff Reports The Environmental Day Camp 2016 was held Wednesday, June 29 at the Choctaw County Lake from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. It was open to all youth ages 5-18. The camp was free to attend and a…

Letter to Editor

I wanted to write a letter thanking all stakeholders of Ackerman Elementary School. The past thirteen years have gone by very quickly, and I enjoyed each and every day at AES. I took the responsibility of helping to lead a…

Modeling family, education, Christ

Nicholas H. Dean Staff Writer American Family Association Journal “We were drawn to the mission of French Camp Academy primarily out of a desire to see kids from broken homes cared for, mentored, and healed through a Christian family model,…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 45 miscellaneous incident reports and 14 incident offense reports last week. 7/15/16 Daquan Meaders B/M 11/11/96 WPD Petit Larceny & Poss. of Controlled Substance 7/17/16 Travis Sean Hunt W/M 10/19/92 CSO Escape Jail Facility…

Good papers are honest information brokers

It’s just true. And time hasn’t changed it: Find a well-run, stable or progressive community and it will be served by a well-run local newspaper. The Mississippi Press Association is observing its 150th birthday this year. Members gathered last month…